Now that Arizonans have had a chance to see what the state’s medical marijuana program looks like, Rep. John Kavanagh is hoping buyer’s remorse will convince them to overturn the law they passed just two years ago.Read More »
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Two ousted members of the Maricopa Integrated Health System board of directors say they lost their seats in November after the head of a nonprofit that assists it and another former member targeted them for their opposition to a nearly billion-dollar bond issue for a new hospital.Read More »
Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona said he’s considering a run for governor in 2014.
Carmona, the independent-turned-Democrat who lost by just three percentage points to Jeff Flake in the 2012 U.S. Senate race, said supporters from Arizona, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere are urging him to make a run for the Ninth Floor.
As 2012 comes to a close, some Arizona politicos have reached new heights of prominence and power. Others saw once-promising careers hit the wall.
Jeff Flake and Kyrsten Sinema gained influence and stature in the nation’s capital, while Andy Biggs reached the pinnacle of power in the Arizona Senate.
Meanwhile, former Senate President Russell Pearce and his successor, Sen. Steve Pierce, fell from grace, while a slew of Republican candidates once again failed in their bids to reach the halls of Congress.
In the wake of the massacre that left 20 children dead at a Connecticut elementary school, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office wants to provide firearms training to one employee at every school.
Under the plan, which Attorney General Tom Horne announced today, every K-12 school in the state can designate its principal or another employee to receive extensive training to in firearms use and emergency response.
The end of matching funds precipitated record low participation in Arizona’s Clean Elections system this year, and the candidates who switched away from publicly funded campaigns fared well.Read More »
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith is joining a national movement aimed at reducing the federal government’s massive debt and deficits.Read More »
As gun control advocates launch a renewed effort, Gov. Jan Brewer isn’t convinced stricter legislation is needed.Read More »
The widely discredited conspiracy theories surrounding President Barack Obama’s birth certificate were alive and well at the casting of Arizona’s electoral votes.Read More »
Plans to restore deep cuts made to Arizona’s Medicaid program are on life support after federal health care officials dashed the state’s hopes of getting extra financial help.Read More »